This happened to me several times. My guess is that someone
moved a station to within a hundred hertz of me without listening
first to see if the frequency was busy. A blind move, if you will.
> An interesting thing, but in reverse, sort of happened to me during the
> contest. I was CQing away and working a few here and there and some station
> came on calling another stateside station over and over. I had not left the
> freq at all so I was wondering where the guys receiver was listening cuz he
> was loud at my end. I just kept working guys through him and he finally left
> without ever making his appointed sked. My guess is his RIT was "in the
> ditch" or something.